Fauci Says Boosters Not Recommended ‘Right Now’

Dr. Anthony S. Fauci made the rounds of the morning TV news shows on Sunday, trying to quell confusion over the latest federal pandemic guidance for the start of school in the fall as well as growing questions about the necessity of booster shots.

On Sunday, Israel’s health ministry announced that it would begin offering boosters to adults with weakened immune systems who already had two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, in light of the rising number of cases there caused by the Delta variant of the coronavirus. The news was first reported by Reuters.

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Soccer Success Is Making England ‘Whole Again’

He was not alone. Priti Patel, the home secretary, chided the England squad for indulging in “gesture politics.” Jacob Rees-Mogg, one of the governing Conservative Party’s most prominent figures, described taking the knee as “problematic.” Prime Minister Boris Johnson supported fans who booed the players when they did.

But a month on, much has changed. Ms. Patel has been photographed wearing an England jersey. Mr. Johnson has taken to sporting one with his name on the back. This week, Mr. Rees-Mogg — more given to quoting classical authors — recited the rap section from World In Motion, a 30-year-old England …